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Major: Geography and Cartography


Geography and cartography programs focus on the study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life, and programs that focus on map-making and the techniques used to analyze large amounts of geographic data.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geography, Other


Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 62 graduates

Associates degree, 2 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 137 graduates

Master degree**, 37 graduates

Doctoral degree, 5 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.


Careers You Qualify For With This Major


Schools That Offer This Major

Bemidji State University Bemidji
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet
Itasca Community College Grand Rapids
Itasca Community College - Online Grand Rapids
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato-Edina Edina
Saint Paul College St. Paul
South Central College - Faribault Fairbault
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud


Related Majors


College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


Read more about our data.